Conference watch: November

October 29, 2004

195th meeting of the Society for Endocrinology , and Endocrinology and Diabetes Day , jointly with Diabetes UK, Royal College of Physicians, London, 1-3.

Planet Earth - Are We Destroying Our Future? Part of the Economic and Social Research Council's annual debate series. Panellists: Geoff Watts, presenter, BBC Radio 4's Leading Edge programme; Paul Ekins, director, ESRC's environment and human behaviour programme, Policy Studies Institute; Tony Juniper, director, Friends Of The Earth; Bjørn Lomborg, associate professor of statistics, University of Aarhus and author of The Skeptical Environmentalist ; Mark Lynas, writer and campaigner on climate change issues and author of High Tide: News from a Warming World ; and Emma Tompkins, senior research fellow, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change, Royal Society, London, 2.

12th Annual Congress of the European Society of Gene Therapy : Tampere, Finland, 4-7.

Royal Musical Association 40th annual conference : organised by the department of music, Birmingham University, 12-14.

Futureground : international conference organised by the Design Research Society, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 17-21.

The Future of Transport White Paper : Are We Heading in the Right Direction? Debate organised by the Institution of Civil Engineers on the White Paper launched by the Government in July. Panellists: Phil Goodwin, Malcolm Buchanan; Colin Buchanan & Partners; Henry Abraham, Greater London Authority; and Kris Beuret, Social Research Associates, 19.

Domestic and Institutional Interiors in Early Modern Europe : Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 19-20.

Fourth Annual Conference of the International Economics and Finance Society-UK : City University, London, 28-29.

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